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Factsheets

Useful infographics and documents to help you stay informed about your rights and responsibilities regarding data protection.

11
Dec
2018

New data protection rules for EU institutions and how they affect YOU

Personal data protection is about people. It is a fundamental right. The new data protection rules for EU Institutions, agencies and bodies give people more control over their personal data.  They are designed to ensure that personal information is protected no matter where it is sent, processed or stored. This factsheet explains how the new data protection rules for EU institutions affect you.

21
Nov
2018

Factsheet 5 - What to expect when we inspect

Inspections are one of the tools used by the EDPS to ensure that the EU institutions and bodies comply with the rules set out in Regulation (EU) 2018/1725. EDPS Factsheet 5 provides information on what to expect if the EDPS carries out an inspection at your institution.

Available languages: German, English, French
16
Dec
2013

Factsheet 4 - Keeping an eye on video-surveillance in the EU administration

Almost all EU institutions and bodies have video-surveillance in operation on their premises. When well-designed and selectively used, video surveillance systems are powerful tools for tackling security issues. EDPS Factsheet 4 explains how to balance security with respect for privacy when using video-surveillance.

Available languages: German, English, French
11
Nov
2013

Factsheet 3 - Supervising EU institutions and bodies & enforcing data protection principles

When EU institutions and bodies process personal data, they must comply with the principle of accountability and the obligations set out in the EU Data Protection Regulation 45/2001. EDPS Factsheet 3 provides information on how the EDPS works with the EU insitutions to ensure they achieve compliance.

Available languages: German, English, French